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Adj.1.semi-upright - of animals that are partly erect
erect, upright, vertical - upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright"
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Holding the palm of your hand over the wound, prop the person up in a semi-upright position.
Things that hold babies in an upright or semi-upright position, like the FisherPrice Rock 'n Play Sleeper, are also a bad idea.
Patients should remain at least semi-upright for 24 hours after the maneuver.
At full draw, limbs move past parallel while utilizing the inherent stability and performance characteristics of semi-upright limb pockets.
A police officer told the inquiry afterwards that bodies were "like a pack of cards that had been thrown forward, the lower ones were horizontal, others were semi-upright and the last were upright".
Quincy has a semi-upright Type III growth habit that varies from prostrate to more upright depending on the growing conditions (Singh, 1982).
Farmers planting the hardy cultivar will get semi-upright plants that mature in 89 to 95 days.
Fact: It's the semi-upright position in which you should hold your baby - not the shape of the bottle - that prevents ear infections.
Children who cannot be maintained in even a semi-upright position require very specialized supports for safe car transport.
Have the person lie down in a semi-upright position with their head turned towards the injured side to help drain away the blood.